After more than a decade with Arsenal and failing to truly regularly nail down a starting position, Theo Walcott has joined Everton for £20m.
'It felt like it was time for me to move on [from Arsenal]', Walcott told Everton's official club website.
"It was sad but it's exciting at the same time and I want to reignite my career and push Everton to win things as they have done before'.
Here's 3 other players who have made a move and successfully reignited their careers:
1. Mohamed Salah, Liverpool
Mohamed Salah of Liverpool celebrates after scoring the fourth Liverpool goal during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield on January 14, 2018 in...
Salah moved to Chelsea back in 2014 when the Blues snapped him up from Basel for just £10.8m. He looked raw but talented. After all, he had been a key component in Basel's back to back Swiss Super League wins.
His first few months with Chelsea, however, were a struggle and he was farmeded out on loan - like so many players at Stamford Bridge.
After a decent spell with Fiorentina, Salah joined Roma and had an incredible debut season, netting 14 goals in 34 games in the Serie A - a performance which led to him joining permanently for just £13m.
Another superb season with the I Giallorossi, saw Salah net 15 goals in just 31 games in the league.
Now with Liverpool, the Egyptian has taken the Premier League by storm on his return and already has 24 goals in just 34 appearances in all competitions. He is now well on his way to becoming a Liverpool legend.
2. Tom Cleverley, Watford
Tom Cleverley of Watford is challenged by Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg of Southampton during the Premier League match between Watford and Southampton at Vicarage Road on January 13, 2018 in...
Tom Cleverley couldn't do anything right for neither club nor country a few years ago.
A target for ridicule despite being a talented midfielder, Cleverley in fact needed two moves to get himself settled and back to his best; pulling the strings in the middle.
Like Walcott, he plumped for a move to Everton which resulted in him playing just 32 times in two seasons as then manager Ronald Koeman believed he wasn't robust enough to play on a regular basis.
With opportunities limited, the former England international was sent out on loan to Watford in hopes of reviving his stagnating career.
Coincidently, it was at Watford where Cleverley truly marked his brilliance back in the 2009 - 2010 season when he netted 11 times in just 33 appearances.
Now in 2017, the 28-year-old has managed to become a vital part of Marco Silva's Watford side - featuring in all but one league game so far.
3. Robert Huth, Leicester City
Robert Huth of Leicester City looks on during the Premier League 2 match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur at Holmes Park on January 3, 2018 in Leicester, England.
The big German actually did play more than 40 times for Chelsea between 2002 and 2006, but he was never once able to hold down his spot, especially with John Terry and Ricardo Carvalho forming a formidable partnership.
Injuries too also made it an impossible task for the 6"3 centre-back, so he headed to Middlesbrough in 2006.
He enjoyed three decent years with Boro before but injuries once again caused him problems. That was until he joined Stoke City in 2009 and became one of the best defenders in the league thanks to his no-nonsense approach to dealing with forwards.
And then another move after falling out of favour with then Stoke boss Mark Hughes saw Huth join Leicester City where he has again proved his talents and was a vital part of the Foxes shock Premier League title win in 2016.